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WATCH: Woman forced to spit, lick her own saliva in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

WATCH: Woman forced to spit, lick her own saliva in Bihar's Muzaffarpur

A Bihar woman on Sunday was forced to spit on the floor and lick her saliva publicly while a Panchayat session was going on.

Nov 06, 2017, 22:49 PM IST

Two arrested for damaging Netaji's statue in Bengal's Birbhum district, sent to custody

The two were arrested last night and produced in Dubrajpur court today which sent them to police custody for two days.

Aug 16, 2017, 23:23 PM IST

Pakistan village council punishes rapist's sister

A village council (Panchayat) in Punjab province has ordered a suspected rapists sister to marry the rape survivors husband as a punishment, it was reported n Monday.

Jul 31, 2017, 21:22 PM IST

Girl raped in front of family on order of panchayat in Pakistan

A 16-year-old girl was raped by a man in front of her family on the orders of the village council as a punishment after her brother was accused of raping the man's sister in Pakistan's Punjab province, police said on Wednesday.

Jul 26, 2017, 22:08 PM IST

BJP must clarify its policy towards allies: Shiv Sena

The Shiv Sena on Monday asked the BJP whether it needs its allies, while cautioning the party against losing sight of issues across the country during its march to rule from Panchayat to Parliament.

Apr 17, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter

Man kills calf; asked to marry off his five-year-old daughter

The bizarre development came to light when the girl's mother approached the district administration on Friday.

Apr 16, 2017, 17:57 PM IST
Aim for victory from panchayat to Parliament to cement pan-India presence: Amit Shah at BJP National Executive meet

Aim for victory from panchayat to Parliament to cement pan-India presence: Amit Shah at BJP National Executive meet

The main agenda of the meet is to discuss ways to increase BJP's political footprint and plan a roadmap for the assembly and Lok Sabha polls in 2019.

Apr 15, 2017, 21:53 PM IST

BJP in West Bangal prepares 3-pronged strategy for Panchayat, Lok Sabha polls

Aiming to recreate the BJP's stellar UP show in Bengal rural polls next year and 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the BJP in the state is taking tips from their counterparts in Uttar Pradesh and has prepared a three-pronged strategy to emerge as the main contender of the ruling TMC.

Mar 16, 2017, 11:09 AM IST

BJD, BJP accuse each other of nexus with Cong in rural polls

The ruling BJD in Odisha and opposition BJP accused each other of having an unholy nexus with the Congress in the state Panchayat elections.

Feb 23, 2017, 18:47 PM IST

75 % turnout in third phase of Odisha Panchayat polls

The third round of Panchayat elections in Odisha ended peacefully today with a 75 per cent turnout across 65 blocks in the state.

Feb 17, 2017, 21:02 PM IST
BIZARRE! Panchayat slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on Haryana school after Eid celebration

BIZARRE! Panchayat slaps Rs 5 lakh fine on Haryana school after Eid celebration

A village panchayat in Gurgaon slapped a fine of Rs 5.5 lakh for organising a special assembly marking Eid. 

Jul 24, 2016, 13:45 PM IST

Himachal Pradesh committed to strengthen panchayati raj institutions: Minister

The state Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Minister said the fact is that as per recommendations of 14th Finance Commission, funds are being directly transferred to the panchayats.

Jul 13, 2016, 01:54 AM IST
Bizarre diktat: UP village panchayat orders rape victim to quit school after her MMS goes viral

Bizarre diktat: UP village panchayat orders rape victim to quit school after her MMS goes viral

A village panchayat in Uttar Pradesh's Etah has issued a bizarre diktat to a rape victim asking the girl to quit her school.

Jul 05, 2016, 09:49 AM IST
Woman paraded with blackened face, shaved head for eloping with lover

Woman paraded with blackened face, shaved head for eloping with lover

A 23-year-old woman was paraded in her village streets with blackened face and shaved off head by her family members for allegedly eloping with a man, the latest in a series of 'honour' related crimes in Pakistan's Punjab province.

Jun 19, 2016, 17:14 PM IST
Dadri lynching case: Despite prohibitory orders, panchayat held in Bishada village; FIR against Akhlaq's family demanded

Dadri lynching case: Despite prohibitory orders, panchayat held in Bishada village; FIR against Akhlaq's family demanded

Despite prohibitory orders being clamped in Bishada, the villagers on Monday held a panchayat.

Jun 06, 2016, 21:17 PM IST

60 percent voting in 2nd phase of panchayat polls in Bihar

About 60 per cent voting was recorded in the second phase of panchayat elections in Bihar on Thursday amid reports of irregularities and clashes at some places.

Apr 28, 2016, 23:42 PM IST
Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi

Panchayati Raj Day: Nothing can be achieved if steps for public development are not taken, says PM Modi

Speaking on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that according to Mahatma Gandhi India lived in villages and yet facilities there were not at par with cities.

Apr 24, 2016, 16:55 PM IST
Honour killing: Girl burnt alive by family in Rajasthan, 7 including father held

Honour killing: Girl burnt alive by family in Rajasthan, 7 including father held

In an apparent incident of honour killing, a girl has been allegedly burnt alive by her family for marrying a man of her choice from a different caste.

Mar 06, 2016, 11:37 AM IST
Horrifying: Minor girl publicly whipped 10 times for not resisting rape by her father- Watch video

Horrifying: Minor girl publicly whipped 10 times for not resisting rape by her father- Watch video

In a bizarre incident a minor girl was raped by her own father for more than four months in Satara district of Maharashtra.

Mar 04, 2016, 11:55 AM IST
Aligarh village panchayat bans mobile phones for girls under 18; eight-day long torture for violators

Aligarh village panchayat bans mobile phones for girls under 18; eight-day long torture for violators

In an attempt to prevent them from getting carried away in the modern world and from getting 'corrupted' by the internet, a village Panchayat in Aligarh district of Uttar Pradesh has banned the girls from using mobile phones. 

Feb 20, 2016, 14:41 PM IST